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Nigel Coutts

A New Renaissance - The Future of Education — The Learner's Way - 1 views

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    This week I am in Florence having spent two days at "The Future of Education" conference. Visiting this city, which has played such a significant role in western history, is inspiring. It encourages one to not only look back at what was, but also to look ahead at what might be, especially when the t
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Grove Art: Subject Guide in Oxford Art Online - 12 views

  • the Renaissance was a period when scholars and artists began to investigate what they believed to be a revival of classical learning, literature and art. For example, the followers of the 14th-century author Petrarch began to study texts from Greece and Rome for their moral content and literary style. Having its roots in the medieval university, this study called Humanism centered on rhetoric, literature, history and moral philosophy.
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      This 'rebirth' of classical thought and investigation led to many advances in the areas of art, science, medicine, and literature.
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      Make a list of three specific historical people from the article to share with the class.
Has Slone

Medieval paper - 49 views

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      Click on Medieval life and times to get into a good website.  I didn't have any luck with the larger one here.
Martin Burrett

EyeWitness to History - 5 views

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    A site with a large collection of information on a variety of historical periods and regions. The site is mainly text and image based with a small set of video and audio clips and it is more suited to older students. http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/History
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